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Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
head, equivalent to the heads of the fbi. >> the combination of fbi and cia. >> added to pull this off? why did they talk to you? >> i think they were ready. timing is the most important thing. i think when i came to them with the idea of doing the movie, they felt it was long due needed and had to speak because they're worried about the state of israel, worried about where israel is headed if they continue to maintain this occupation. for them it was a kind of non- issue to come and speak in the movie. >> in this clip, former shin bet chief avi dichter discusses an israeli bombing of a home in gaza in july 22 -- 2002. the attack killed salah shehadeh and 14 innocent civilians, including his wife and daughter and a family of seven living next door. dozens were also wounded. the attack occurred just as salah shehadeh was reportedly preparing to sign on to a ceasefire halting attacks on israelis not in the occupied territories. hear, dror moreh, the director, confronts him about the civilian deaths. >> former shin bet chief. talk about his response. >> i have to say i feel a little uncom
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm EST
against wikileaks. the united states must dissolve its fbi investigation. >> as julian assange remains holed up in the ecuadorean embassy in london, we look at a new documentary called "we steal secrets: the story of wikileaks ." today, academy award winning filmmaker alex gibney, and jennifer robinson, legal counsel to assange. >> the laws cannot protect us. >> the new documentary examines how millions have died from aids because big pharmaceutical companies and the united states refused to allow developing nations to import life-saving generic drugs. we speak with the film's director and and a doctor, peter mugyenyi, who was arrested trying to import generic drugs into the gondola. -- uganda. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration has again delayed its decision on the keystone xl will pipeline, now saying it will not come before march. president obama initially sidestepped the issue in 2011 by putting it off until after the election. on tuesday, the state department confirmed the white house would not make a decis
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
don't go to trial? >> we have an fbi statistics, 12 million to 13 million people get arrested. from those people, many millions will be charged. if 90% are pleading guilty, we are funneling people into the prison system. we are not giving them their day in court, which is what the sixth amendment -- >> why did they plead guilty? >> the sentences are so stiff, particularly in the south, it is very difficult to look at your client and say, "i am going to trial." it is someone's life on the line creek people say, two years, three years, not a big deal. i challenge anyone to spend a day in prison. it is incredibly tents, dispiriting place. when clients are looking at long sentences, we're looking at 10 years, he will take five years, even though that is a long time. then you become a fellow with all the collateral consequences. >> lawyer turned filmmaker. what did you learn in the process? >> we must surprised by making this film? >> i was a civil litigator and practiced in a wonderful firm. i had a lot of resources. i had an assistant, a paralegal, supervision, a time. these young peop
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
cause. >> the dozens of former and active duty cia officers and fbi agents and assisting u.s. attorneys to rally to my side, although most had to do so privately, i thank them for their cards, emails, donations to my defense fund. it was their friendship and support of my friends and family that really got me through this. >> john kerry out to -- kiriakou will remain free until ordered to begin his 30-month sentence. the obama administration reportedly is intensifying its investigational the washington post is reporting the white house is increasingly -- creasing pressure on those suspected of disclosing the cyber attack known as olympic games, which has been used to sabotage the computer system at arrest of their facilities. the program became publicly known after it accidentally unleashed a computer worm known as stuxnet across the global internet. investigators are said to have extensively analyzed the phone and email records of government officials and even confronted them directly about their alleged contacts with journalists. the u.s. cybercampaign in iran is believed t
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